Face-to-face events with SI Australia

SI Australia offers both in-person study seminars and meditation retreats around Australia.

SI Australia Face-to-Face Events

Note that in addition to our face-to-face program we have …

      • Online study program:   Click Here or go to Upcoming Events and select “Online” in the filter bar
      • Daily and weekly online meditations sessions   …..go to Online Meditation for more information
      • A wide rage of regular online Sadhana practice sessions … go to Upcoming Events and select Sadhana practice in the “Category”  menu in the filter bar, or enter the name of the practice in the search bar
“The affairs of the world will go on forever. Do not delay the practice of meditation” Milarepa
“The affairs of the world will go on forever. Do not delay the practice of meditation” Milarepa

Meditation Retreats


 • Online Retreat  Feburary 27 – March 5 
 • New Zealand Retreat  November 20 – November 27 (LINK)
 • The Blue Mountains, NSW September 24 -October 1 (LINK)


Northern Rivers   May

Face-to-Face Study Events

   • Sydney March 11-13 Weekend Workshop: The Heart of the Sutra Path 
   • Canberra March 14 Evening talk 
   • Northern Rivers March 25-27 Weekend Workshop: The Heart of the Sutra Path 
   • Adelaide April 1-3 Weekend Workshop: The Heart of the Sutra Path
   • Melbourne April 8-10 Weekend Workshop: The Heart of the Sutra Path 
   • Brisbane May 6-7 The Buddhist Science of Mind’s Potential 
   • Bellingen June  24- 26 Weekend Workshop: The Heart of the Sutra Path 

  • Bellingen September 9-11 Weekend Workshop: The Heart of the Mantra Path
  • Sydney October 13 Remembering Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
  • Sydney October 15-16 Ngondro Weekend Program
  • Melbourne October 21-21 Weekend Workshop: The Heart of the Mantra Path
  • Canberra October 26 Evening talk
Sydney October  28 Anniversary of Rigdzin Jigme Lingpa 
  • Sydney October 29-30 Weekend Workshop: The Heart of the Mantra Path
 • Northern Rivers November 5-6 Weekend Workshop: The Heart of the Mantra Path 
 • Northern Rivers – December 3 – 9 am-12 pm  Lismore Dharma by the River 


Regional Locations


For information contact Julianne at [email protected]


You are invited to join us for regular meditation practice on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month at 3:00pm. We live within the peaceful tranquillity of the forest about 13 kilometres from Bellingen on the NSW mid-north coast. Since 1979 we have hosted many eminent Tibetan Buddhist (and other) teachers here.

Contact: Tricia and Stephen Abell.  Email: [email protected]

Note: Our Covid compliance agreement requires you to register your intention to attend the face-to-face event in advance by email. Please do not attend if you are Covid symptomatic and/or in close contact with another who may be symptomatic, or if you have been in a Covid “hotspot” area in the last 14 days.


Brisbane hosts a public talk and seminar with SIA instructor Jakob Leschly once a year, usually in May. If you are interested in assisting with or attending future sangha events in Brisbane or wish to be placed on our Brisbane email list please contact Kris Anderson: [email protected]


For information contact Ewa Talent at [email protected]


*Postponed due to Covid 19

Study and Practice at the Japan Gallery: The SIA Lismore sangha meets on Mondays at the Southern Cross University at the Japan Gallery. From 5 to 6 pm we watch a live Webinar by SIA’s resident instructor Jakob Leschly followed by the practice of meditation from 6 to 7 pm. Venue: SCU Japan Gallery, located between the new Library Learning Centre and the International Office Cost: $5 suggested donation

Contact: Eric van Beurden at [email protected]


For information contact Lianne Metcalf at [email protected]


The Northern Rivers’ venue for the weekly SIA study and meditation is located at Pancha Sirsha (5 Peaks), Mullumbimby.  Every Monday we offer a programme of study and meditation practice from 5pm – 7.30 pm.

Monday schedule: 5 to 6 pm: General or specific talks on Buddhism. For both old and new students, 6 to 6:30 pm: Introductory talk on the basics of Buddhist meditation,  6:30-7.30 pm: Meditation (20 min sitting, 10 min mindful walking, 20 min sitting). Cost:  $5 suggested donation

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SIA Sydney Practice Room is at Unit 22/450 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, 2010

Directions: 5-10 minute walk from Central Station. Turn right from Devonshire St onto Elizabeth St (away from the city). The centre is near the corner of Elizabeth and Brumby Streets. Use the intercom for Unit 22. Once you have passed through the second door please take the lift to level one. Street parking can be found on side streets off to the right of Elizabeth St or past Cleveland St.

To enquire about upcoming events at the Sydney Practice Room email Esther at [email protected]

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